Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Commanding Heights

Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
--Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981) born Mildred Lisette Norman, was an American peace activist. In 1952, she became the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in one season. Starting on 1953, in Pasadena, California, she adopted the name "Peace Pilgrim" and walked across the United States for 28 years.

My friends Lee and Jason taking in the sights of the Roan Mountain Rhododendron Gardens. The rhododendrons there are at peak right now -- so head on up to visit this "jewel of nature"!


  1. I must have passed you on the road, I was up there last night, too. I like walking around in those gardens, it feels like a maze of rhodos! Then we took a picnic up to Round Bald for the sunset but then the clouds rolled in!

  2. It was great to run into you on top of Roan Mt. The photos turned out great, keep up the great work.
    God Bless,


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